Predicting electrochemical activity

Article metrics

Guiding principles for the design of novel catalysts are key to developing new synthesis approaches. Now, a general principle has been defined to predict the reactivity for the hydrogen cycle of atomically dispersed metals on carbon supports.

Access options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


All prices are NET prices.

Fig. 1: Atomically dispersed metal-ions on carbon-based supports for electrochemical catalysis.


  1. 1.

    Katsounaros, I., Cherevko, S., Zeradjanin, R. & Mayrhofer, K. J. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 102–121 (2014).

  2. 2.

    Chen, Z., Higgins, D., Yu, A., Zhang, L. & Zhang, J. Energy Env. Sci. 4, 3167–3192 (2011).

  3. 3.

    Fei, H. et al. Nat. Catal. 1, 63–72 (2018).

  4. 4.

    Xu, H., Cheng, D., Cao, D. & Zeng, X. C. Nat. Catal. (2018).

  5. 5.

    Koper, M. T. M. J. Electroanal. Chem. 660, 254–260 (2011).

  6. 6.

    Zagal, J. H. & Koper, M. T. M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 14510–14521 (2016).

  7. 7.

    Li, J., Alsudairi, A., Ma, Z.-F., Mukerjee, S. & Jia, Q. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 1384–1387 (2017).

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to Frédéric Jaouen.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark